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Urban Beaches

Urban Beaches

Balancing Public Rights and Private Development

Edited by Leslie Ewing, Thomas Herrington, and Orville Magoon

2003 / 104 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$43.00 List / $32.25ASCE Member
Stock No. 40682 / ISBN: 9780784406823

Proceedings of a symposium, Urban Beaches 2001, at the fourth annual Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association Conference, held in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 24-26, 2001. Sponsored by the Costal Zone Foundation; Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and River Institute of ASCE. Supported by Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association; New Jersey Grant; New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium;Stevens Institute of Technology.

This collection contains nine papers directed at the development of public and private partnerships in urban shoreline restoration and efforts from Boston to Hawaii to Europe. Papers consider the challenges and opportunities for developing urban shorelines and focus on balancing public rights and private development along urban waterfronts. Conflicts and opportunities among recreational uses of urban coasts are also examined. Descriptions of two success stories—Coney Island, New York and the Chicago Lake Front—are provided.

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